How to save money on your wardrobe

how to save money on your wardrobe

I just recently wrote about simplifying your wardrobe and mentioned some ways you can take back control of your closet. Today I have a few ways that I save money on my clothes shopping. (Just a warning, I am writing this from a guy’s perspective, if some of it doesn’t apply to women’s clothes, I […]

Pennies in Time

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Time. When I worked at a coffee shop, guests would sometimes leave tips in the tip jar. It wouldn’t be much– just their leftover change that they didn’t want to deal with, or the quarter in their pocket because they liked my smile. At the end of the day, the little pieces of change would […]

Back from Hiatus


If anyone is reading this blog, you may have noticed that there was a brief hiatus in my writing for the past several months. You may also have noticed that I had bought a house just before that. I was really excited about the possibilities of writing about how much money I wasn’t spending on […]

7 Ways to Stay Warm in a Cold House


Research shows that turning down your thermostat by even a few degrees can result in significant energy cost savings over time. I get cold easily. I hate being cold. Turning down my thermostat even slightly means being more cold.  In my own home, I have decided that keeping the heat up is one of the […]

Changing your “Want” List


There are about a million things I want to do with my house.  I would like to update the kitchen and bath, refinish the floors, replace the windows, paint the exterior, and landscape the yard, just to name a few small projects. It’s not that the house is in bad shape; it’s not. It’s a […]